Antique Miniature Gilded Doll's Chatelaine Scissors
French * Circa 1890s
These tiny scissors are gilded metal and were made to be part of a doll's
chatelaine. The rings at the top of the bows would have had chains attached so
it could hang.They measure 1 1/2" long and open and close like real scissors.
The condition is excellent with no damage at all and the gilding is still
bright. Diane Pelham Burn shows several pairs of similar doll scissors on the
inside front cover of her bookSew Precious, Children's Needlework Tools &
Dolls' Sewing Tools and she shows some doll chatelaines near the end of the
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